Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Solar system body or event
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with Normal Camera Gear, 



    
        

            Jarkko K. Laukkanen
Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with Normal Camera Gear
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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with Normal Camera Gear

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 70-200 f/4 L lens

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 77D

Software: Digital Photo Professional  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS)  ·  Astra Image  ·  GIMP


Date: March 30, 2020

Time: 21:00

Frames: 270

FPS: 0.20000

Focal length: 70

Seeing: 3

Transparency: 3


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3396845

RA center: 8h 20' 29"

DEC center: +69° 0' 32"

Pixel scale: 10.219 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 24.303 degrees

Field radius: 4.336 degrees


Resolution: 2160x2160

Locations: Kotiobservatorio, Rauma, Satakunta, Finland

Data source: Backyard

Description

I am crazy to even try this, but I did it!

I catched the comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with normal camera gear. I used a normal tripod, no tracking. Aligned, and shot 270 images, 5 seconds each.

The result is not pretty, but I'm extremely happy to see it done.

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Comet C/2019 Y4 ATLAS with Normal Camera Gear, 



    
        

            Jarkko K. Laukkanen